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TV Ratings Broadcast Top 25: NFL Preseason, 'Big Brother,' 'Hell's Kitchen' Top Weekly Viewing

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August 23rd, 2011


Sunday Night Football preseason action topped the broadcast week both with adults 18-49 and total viewers. All three Big Brother telecasts and NFL preseason action on Fox rounded out the top 5 with adults 18-49. America's Got Talent was pushed all the way down to 8th with adults 18-49 for the week, though still places 2nd (and 3rd) in total viewers. Fox again won the week overall with adults 18-49 and CBS again won the week with total viewers.

Primetime Broadcast Adults 18-49 Viewers for the week ending August 21, 2011:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 rating 18-49 Viewers (000)
1 NBC NFL PRE-SSN 8/21(S) S NBC 3.7         4,800
2 Big Brother 13-SUN CBS 3.2         4,166
3 Big Brother 13-WED CBS 3.1         4,137
4 NFL ON FOX PRESEASON 2(S) S FOX 3.1         4,030
5 Big Brother 13-THU CBS 2.9         3,842
6 MASTERCHEF-TUE FOX 2.9         3,781
7 HELL'S KITCHEN-MON FOX 2.9         3,762
8 AMERICA'S GOT TALENT-TUE NBC 2.8         3,728
9 AMERICA'S GOT TALENT-WED NBC 2.5         3,245
10 MASTERCHEF SP-8/16 8P(S) S FOX 2.4         3,220
11 MASTERCHEF-MON FOX 2.4         3,160
12 NFL ON FOX PRESN PREGAME2(S) S FOX 2.3         3,049
13 NBC NFL PRE-SSN PRKCK8/21(S) S NBC 2.2         2,837
14 BACHELOR PAD ABC 2.1         2,783
15 FUERZA DEL DESTINO THU UNI 1.9         2,517
16 FUERZA DEL DESTINO FRI UNI 1.9         2,504
17 Wipeout-THURS ABC 1.9         2,504
18 FUERZA DEL DESTINO TUE UNI 1.8         2,416
19 FUERZA DEL DESTINO MON UNI 1.8         2,399
20 TERESA THU UNI 1.7         2,289
21 FUERZA DEL DESTINO WED UNI 1.7         2,275
22 PEQUENOS GIGANTES SUN UNI 1.7         2,246
23 Big Bang Theory, THE R CBS 1.7         2,245
24 Modern Family R ABC 1.7         2,241
25 Rules of Engagement R CBS 1.7         2,231

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Primetime Broadcast Network Total Viewers (all ages):

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net # Viewers (LIVE+SD) (000)  HH RATING (LIVE+SD) HH SHARE (LIVE+SD)
1 NBC NFL PRE-SSN 8/21(S) S NBC 10676 6.4 11
2 AMERICA'S GOT TALENT-TUE NBC 10395 6.0 10
3 AMERICA'S GOT TALENT-WED NBC 9742 5.6 9
4 NCIS R CBS 8704 5.7 10
5 NFL ON FOX PRESEASON 2(S) S FOX 8587 5.3 9
6 BIG BROTHER 13-SUN CBS 8367 4.7 8
7 BIG BROTHER 13-WED CBS 8141 4.8 8
8 NCIS: LOS ANGELES R CBS 7901 5.0 8
9 60 Minutes R CBS 7797 5.0 9
10 BIG BROTHER 13-THU CBS 7735 4.5 8
11 NBC NFL PRE-SSN PRKCK8/21(S) S NBC 7621 4.7 9
12 CSI R CBS 7145 4.6 8
13 MASTERCHEF-TUE FOX 7119 4.0 6
14 HELL'S KITCHEN-MON FOX 6986 3.8 6
15 Big Bang Theory, THE R CBS 6795 4.4 8
16 NFL ON FOX PRESN PREGAME2(S) S FOX 6662 4.1 8
17 Wipeout-THURS ABC 6474 3.4 6
18 BACHELOR PAD ABC 6412 4.3 7
19 MASTERCHEF SP-8/16 8P(S) S FOX 6286 3.6 6
20 Dateline SUN-7PM NBC 6106 3.8 7
21 MASTERCHEF-MON FOX 6075 3.5 5
22 Rules of Engagement R CBS 5910 3.7 6
23 Hawaii Five-0 TUESDAY SP(S) SR CBS 5909 3.9 7
24 FLASHPOINT CBS 5855 3.7 7
25 Criminal Minds R CBS 5829 3.7 6

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Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2011 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.  All numbers are live viewing plus same day DVR viewing.

 
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